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Monday to Friday
10am to 11am & 3pm to 4pm
Coach House Tea Rooms

Until 31st March 2017

Following on from the success of the trial, Yappy Hour will run until 31st March 2017. During the times of Yappy Hour, customers and their dogs are welcome in the Coach House Tea Rooms.

Yappy hour will operate Monday to Friday, 10am to 11am and 3pm to 4pm.

Please read the Yappy Hour rules below:

Yappy Hour Rules

Who is Trixie the Terrier?

Trixie the Terrier belonged to the St John family who lived at Lydiard for over 500 years. Apparently back in the day, Trixie was quite the fashion statement! 




Public Spaces Protection Order

Lydiard Park boasts 260 acres of glorious parkland and has long been a popular destination for dog walkers. There are a number of events that take place throughout the year aimed at our dog walking community including The Lydiard Bark Dog Show, Cani-X and Dog Agility.
We welcome dogs in the grounds of Lydiard Park however with 750 000 visits per year, we need to ensure that the enjoyment of all park users is not spoilt by boisterous and excitable dogs.
We therefore ask that between 1st April to the 30th September inclusive and the times of 10am to 6pm, dogs are kept on leads in the busiest areas of the Park. These areas include outside the house, the main lawn, the barbecue area, and the sports and events field.
Outside of these times, dogs can continue to be allowed off lead in the majority of the Park.
These restrictions are enforceable by a recently introduced Public Spaces Protection Order(PSPO) for Lydiard Park. For more information on this order, please click here.


Lydiard Park PSPO variation consultation

Swindon Borough Council are consulting on a proposed variation to Lydiard Park’s existing Public Space Protection Order (PSPO). For full details, please visit the Swindon Borough Council website

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